Bathylagoides wesethi

Alternate names: Bathylagus wesethi, snubnose blacksmelt

Author: Bolin, 1938


Size: Maximum length 11 cm.

General: Slender body, narrowed toward the end of caudal peduncle; maximum depth slightly behind the pectoral fin base; caudal peduncle short and narrow; pectoral fins short, far from reaching origin of dorsal fin.

Geographic Information

Published depth range: 0 - 500 m

Habitat description: Bathypelagic.

Ocean range (global): Eastern Pacific in the California Current region from Oregon to southern Baja California.

Additional Information


Encyclopedia of Life

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World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Page, L.M., H. Espinosa-PĂ©rez, L.T. Findley, C.R. Gilbert, R.N. Lea, N.E. Mandrak, R.L. Mayden, and J.S. Nelson (2013). Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico. 7th Edition. American Fisheries Society, Special Publication 34. Bethesda, MD. 243 pp.

Citation: Bathylagoides wesethi (Bolin, 1938) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2018-03-19.
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